<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Weird News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:21:36 -0700 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:21:36 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:13:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/041614+joseph+butler+judge+john+hurley.jpg
A yawning suspect earned a stern rebuke and a trip to jail after he told a South Florida judge, "I don't care, man." Joseph Butler was facing grand theft and resisting arrest charges when he appeared...]]>
<![CDATA[SFO Super Shuttle Hijacking "Totally Bizarre"]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:07:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-15-2014-super-shuttle.jpg
Police are looking for a man suspected of hijacking a San Francisco International Airport Super Shuttle van full of passengers in what a spokesperson for the bus service is calling a "totally bizarre" incident.

Photo Credit: Supershuttle.com: PRNewsFoto/SuperShuttle International]]>
<![CDATA[Knife Found in Enchiladas at Sonoma Airport]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:33:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/enchilada-knife-2.jpg
Transportation Security Administration agents found a knife stuffed inside a woman's carry-on tray of enchiladas at a Northern California airport, but she was still allowed to fly.

Photo Credit: TSA]]>
<![CDATA[What If Moses Had Facebook? Google Exodus on Social Media]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:37:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/196*120/aish.jpg
What if Moses had Facebook? That's the question posed in a funny "Google Exodus" clip.

Photo Credit: YouTube screengrab from Aish.com]]>
<![CDATA[Polish Artist's Missing Paintings Found in Santa Rosa]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:13:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-11-2014-polish-paintingd.jpg
Dozens of paintings by a Polish-born artist who fled World War II for San Francisco have been discovered inside a storage facility in the North Bay.

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Bay Area Couple's Epic "Save-The-Date" Video Goes Viral]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:49:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-11-2014-save-the-date.jpg
There's only one word to describe San Francisco lawyers Janice Jentz and Bambo Obaro's insanely over-the-top "Save-The-Date" video: Epic.]]>
<![CDATA[Croc Caught at Suburban Shopping Mall]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:11:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/abandoned-croc.jpg
It's not every day that a Nile Crocodile is found wandering around a TJ Maxx shopping center in the middle of suburbia.

Photo Credit: Roseville Police]]>
<![CDATA[Unbelievable Animal Stories: Dog Races Train]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 04:21:37 -0700 here.]]> here.]]> http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tie+dog.jpg
Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Gets B-Day Card in Mail 45 Years Late]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:14:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1969+mail1.JPG
A birthday card that was intended to reach a young Brooklyn woman on her 19th birthday has finally reached its destination, 45 years after it was first mailed. Two days later, another letter with the...]]>
<![CDATA[Car Tipping - Not Cow Tipping - in San Francisco]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:37:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/smartcar21.jpg
Someone's been vandalizing compact Smart cars in San Francisco, flipping the tiny vehicles on their front and rear ends in the streets of San Francisco.

Photo Credit: Bryan Carmody]]>
<![CDATA[Student's April Fool's Joke on Teacher Goes Viral]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:05:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mich+class+prank.jpg
Extra credit belongs to this student who stayed in character throughout a caught-on-camera April Fool's prank that has since gone viral.]]>
<![CDATA[Smart Cars Flipped Over in San Francisco]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 07:43:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-07-2014-smart-10.jpg
Someone's been vandalizing compact Smart cars in San Francisco, flipping the tiny vehicles on their heads and rear ends in the streets of San Francisco.]]>
<![CDATA[Toilet Paper Wedding Contest on a Roll]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:13:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TP-Wedding-Dress.jpg
With 10 years running, you could say that a quirky competition known as the “Toilet Paper Wedding Contest” is truly on a roll.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com]]>
<![CDATA[Jogger Gets Apology From Driver "Wracked With Guilt"]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:55:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-04-2014-sunnyvale-note.jpg
A driver "wracked with guilt" has left an apology note for a runner he cut off the day before.

Photo Credit: Julie Colwell]]>
<![CDATA[NorCal Men Sold Black Rhino Horns: Feds]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:14:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*145/AP95083002055.jpg
A grand jury has indicted two Bay Area with illegally selling endangered black rhinoceros horns at a Las Vegas hotel, which used to belong to an elderly man who wanted to get rid of them before moving...

Photo Credit: Associated Press]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Burglar in the Buff]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 04:58:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/burglar2.jpg
Police say a man was arrested after breaking into a home while wearing nothing but a cowboy hat in Johns Creek, Georgia on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Hit By Lightning Left With "Metallic Taste"]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:05:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-02-2014-lightning-strike-fix.jpg
A "metallic" taste in her mouth is what clued in Emily Davis to the fact she'd been hit by lightning.

Photo Credit: Terry McSweeney]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: "Quite Alarming" Video Shows Woman Feeding Alligator]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:13:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/feeding-gator.JPG
A woman was caught on camera feeding an alligator at a Port St. Lucie senior living complex.]]>
<![CDATA[Sauerkraut, Sausage, and Les Claypool's Fine Wine]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:25:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/CC+Sauerkraut+Party+2014-067.JPG
Claypool Cellars, now CC Pachyderm, hosted their 3rd Annual Sauerkraut Party in Sebastopol, which was bigger and better than ever.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[San Francisco Celebrates St. Stupid’s Day]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:44:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-01-2014-st-stupids-day.jpg
More than 100 costumed revelers marched down Market Street as part of the annual St. Stupid’s Day Parade, organized by Bishop Joey and the First Church of the Last Laugh.

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Craziest Food Heists]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:55:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/generic-eggs-food-generic.jpg
Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food heists.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[10 Unfortunate Truck Spills]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:31:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/171571810.jpg
The fear of overloaded trucks crashing on the highway and spilling their contents might not be so irrational at all. Click here to see some unfortunate truck spills around the nation.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pot Bundles Wash Up on La Jolla Beaches]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:28:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/la+jolla+childrens+pool+0224.PNG
Two bundles of marijuana washed up on beaches in San Diego’s La Jolla area Sunday morning, San Diego Police confirmed.]]>
<![CDATA[Danville Teacher Invites Will Ferrell to High School Prom (Again)]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:28:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/will10.JPG
Chad Cochran, who embarked on a mission in early March to invite Will Ferrell to his school’s senior prom as a co-chaperone, went on YouTube once again to woo the actor.

Photo Credit: Via YouTube: Cwickus]]>
<![CDATA[USC Students Attempt to Break Sandwich-Making Record ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 09:09:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sandwich_making_722x406.jpg
USC’s Zeta Phi Rho fraternity and the university’s Special Events Committee are hosting the 12th annual Zeta Phi “Skid” Rho where thousands of sandwiches will be donated to the homeless, breaking a...

Photo Credit: USC Zeta Phi Rho fraternity]]>
<![CDATA[Pig Surrenders Peacefully After Foot Chase]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:52:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/police-chase-pig-sm+copy.jpg
After a brief foot chase in a residential Santa Monica neighborhood, authorities had Sophie surrounded.

Photo Credit: Santa Monica Police Department/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Exploding Propane Tank Destroys Car]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/car66.jpg
A San Francisco man who was resting in the driver's seat of his Honda Civic managed to escape to safety after an exploding propane tank landed in his car.

Photo Credit: Bob Redell]]>
<![CDATA[Breast Milk Donor to Break Record]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:57:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/denton_mom_breast_milk.jpg
When Alyse Ogletree first started donating breast milk, she just wanted to do something good. The North Texas woman never expected it would lead her to likely become a world record holder.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Minimum Wage Map Test]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:16:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/money17.jpg
Minimum Wage Map Test]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Puppies Stolen, Put For Sale on Craigslist]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:52:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/03-27-2014-puppies.jpg
A San Leandro man has been arrested on charges that he stole two German Shepherd puppies and put them up for sale on Craigslist.

Photo Credit: San Leandro Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Inadvertently Asks Deputy for a Ride]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:24:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kareem+moore.jpg
A man is behind bars after he inadvertently asked an undercover officer for a ride in Deerfield Beach Wednesday, police said. Broward Sheriff's deputies said the suspect, who had just stolen an Audi SUV, dumped...]]>
<![CDATA["Crazy Cat Lady" Will Face Charges: SPCA]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:42:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Frankford+Cat+Hoarder+Cat+Lady+Sign.jpg
A sign on the gate of the home reads "I'm the Crazy Cat Lady. And this is the crazy cat house."

Photo Credit: NBC10.com - Pete Kane]]>
<![CDATA[Flirty Burglary Suspect Arrested in San Mateo]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:44:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/03-25-2014-flirty-burglar.jpg
Police on the Peninsula say they set up a suspected burglar on a “first date” he likely regrets.

Photo Credit: San Mateo Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Dying Monk Granted Wish: Calif. Gov. Signs Burial Bill]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 03:56:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/209*120/3_monksketeers_to_SF_Chronicle_20140317.jpg
A 76-year-old monk dying of cancer can now be buried at his beloved monastery, thanks to a bill OK'd by California's governor, who studied to be a priest himself.

Photo Credit: Father Stephen Scott]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Animal Planet Host Sentenced Over Lizard Sale Attempt ]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:41:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/188*120/lizard-schultz-us-atty-office.jpg
A once popular host of a show on Animal Planet has been sentenced for trying to illegally sell endangered reptiles to undercover agents.

Photo Credit: U.S. Attorney's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Shaves Head for Friend with Cancer, Violates Dress Code]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:48:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/03-25-2014-shaved-heads-thumnb.jpg
A gesture of solidarity got a young Colorado girl banned from her school. Kamryn Renfro, a student at Caprock Academy in Grand Junction, shaved her head to support her 11-year-old friend who's battling...]]>
<![CDATA[Arcade Fire's Huge Papier–Mâché Mask Stolen During Show]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:36:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/arcade+fire+masks.jpg
If you took a huge papier–mâché bobblehead mask from the Arcade Fire show in Bridgeport last week, the band wants it back very badly, no questions asked.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Family Frees Deer Stuck in Fence ]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:45:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/223*120/deerfence.jpg
A Massachusetts family got a surprise close encounter with wildlife over the weekend, when what looked like two branches sticking out of their fence turned out to be a deer in need of a rescue. It started Sunday

Photo Credit: NECN ]]>